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ICI in the NZZ on a topic concerning the future of investment management

Prof. Dr. Ernst Mohr and Robert Ruttmann published an article in the NZZ about the key Insights Swiss investment managers can learn from disruptive changes in other industries. The entire article can be found here.

ICI at the Urban Transport conference in Rome

The ICI will be represented at the Urban Transport conference in Rome from the 5th to 7th September with the paper “Do policy measures in fact promote electric mobility? A study across 20 countries” written by Theo Lieven and Nele Rietmann. Based on secondary data for the year 2016 the authors describe a strong interaction effect of governmental financial incentives with the existence of a charging infrastructure. As the number of charging stations is accumulative, monetary incentives can be gradually reduced over time. The article will also be published in the International Journal of Transport Development and Integration.

ICI at the Frontiers in Service Conference in New York

Matthias Ruefenacht, Philipp Hendrik Steiner, and Tobias Schlager Peter Maas are the Best Poster Award finalists with their contribution “The Effect of Power Distance on Customer Loyalty in a Service Environment”.

More Information here.

When FDP voters become socialists

How fair are the assets distributed in Germany? Much more unfair than most people believe. According to a survey, supporters of all parties want more equality – even FDP voters. A contribution by Prof. Dr. Andreas Herrmann, Prof. Dr. Tobias Schlager and Maik Walter.

You can find the entire article here.

Innovation in Switzerland

The most innovative companies 2017: Ranking from a management perspective

The Center for Innovation of the University of St.Gallen (CFI-HSG), htp St.Gallen, Scholz & Friends Switzerland and the Dual University of Applied Sciences Baden-Württemberg (DHBW) have a ranking exclusively for Swiss companies for the third time with regard to the perception of their innovative power. The aim was to reveal, firstly, which Swiss companies are most innovative. Secondly, they wanted to find out which categories, i.e. products, customer experience, sustainability, etc., were perceived as innovative. Third, they wanted to derive recommendations for communicating innovation. The ranking shall contribute to bringing the perceived innovative power as an important factor for the company success to the fore.

The entire study can be found here.

Our cooperation partner adidas AG is offering an internship in Brand Communication in Football

Our cooperation partner adidas AG is offering a six-month internship in its Brand Communication in Football department; the internship will start on 1 September 2017. Note: The deadline for applications for the internship is 1 June 2017.

For more information, click here.